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GUEST COMMENTARY: Work at all levels to fight drug problem

GUEST COMMENTARY: Work at all levels to fight drug problem

Hoosiers have the right to live in peace. Yet, too many of our friends and neighbors are living in fear.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Lack of DUI fees threatens anti-drug efforts

GUEST COMMENTARY: Lack of DUI fees threatens anti-drug efforts

Every county in Indiana has a coalition of community members working to fight substance abuse. As envisioned by then-Gov. Evan Bayh and the state legislators, these coalitions would be self-funded by local drivers convicted of drunken driving.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am
Porter County Veterans Treatment Court lauded for successes

Porter County Veterans Treatment Court lauded for successes

Christopher Deutsch, director of communications for the National Association of Drug Court Professionals prepares to pass a gavel to Porter County Judge Julia Jent on Monday during the the Porter County Veterans Treatment Court Graduation ceremony at the North Porter County Government Comple…

May 20, 2013 2:47 pm
Porter County Veterans Treatment Court lauded for successes

Porter County Veterans Treatment Court lauded for successes

Officials gather Monday for the The Porter County Veterans Treatment Court Graduation ceremony at the North Porter County Government Complex. From left is Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller, County Commissioner Nancy Adams, Chief Justice of the Indiana Court of Appeals Margaret Robb, and …

May 20, 2013 2:46 pm
Porter County Veterans Treatment Court lauded for successes

Porter County Veterans Treatment Court lauded for successes

Veterans, officials and others gather Monday at the North Porter County Government Complex for the Porter County Veterans Treatment Court Graduation ceremony. Adam Allen, a mentor volunteer program organizer is at lower right. Six local veterans completed the drug court program, and were hon…

May 20, 2013 2:47 pm
vet drug court graduation

vet drug court graduation

Paul R., of Hobart and a graduate of the Porter County Veterans Treatment Court, stands with graduates, officials, and others during the playing of the National Anthem at the Veterans Treatment Court Graduation ceremony Monday at the North Porter County Government Complex. The National Assoc…

May 20, 2013 2:46 pm
National group lauds success of Gary City Drug Court

National group lauds success of Gary City Drug Court

Actor and guest speaker Harry Lennix, center, poses for photographs after the Drug Court commencement at the Gary City Court.

May 17, 2013 5:46 pm
National group lauds success of Gary City Drug Court

National group lauds success of Gary City Drug Court

Drug Court graduate Jermaine Epps prays with others during the program's commencement at Gary City Court.

May 17, 2013 5:46 pm
National group lauds success of Gary City Drug Court

National group lauds success of Gary City Drug Court

Drug Court graduate Marcell Mapps, center, is congratulated after receiving his diploma from the program during a commencement at the Gary City Court.

May 17, 2013 5:44 pm
Burglar gets shot to clear record at drug court

Burglar gets shot to clear record at drug court

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso resident Stacy Biggs was given a shot Friday to clear two felony burglary counts from her record by completing the county's drug treatment court program.

December 29, 2012 12:00 am
Valpo mom to join daughter in prison for heroin dealing

Valpo mom to join daughter in prison for heroin dealing

VALPARAISO | It turns out a Valparaiso woman will not be going to drug court while her daughter sits in prison after the pair pleaded guilty to dealing heroin together.

May 01, 2012 5:15 pm Photos

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Cops: Valpo woman found unresponsive after huffing canned air

UNION TOWNSHIP | A Valparaiso woman was found unresponsive in her car Monday night after authorities said she huffed five cans of compressed air.

February 28, 2012 12:30 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Porter County a leader in court reform

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Porter County a leader in court reform

For at least the past decade, Porter County has been a leader in Indiana in juvenile justice reform. As one of three family court pilot sites in Indiana, we have implemented many programs designed to assist children and families as they struggle through the juvenile justice system.

January 30, 2011 12:00 am

Porter County starts veterans treatment court

PORTAGE | Five years after starting up Porter County's adult drug court program, Porter Superior Judge Julia Jent is expanding the approach to serve combat veterans.

December 26, 2010 12:00 am
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